"John P . Looney" wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 17, 2001 at 08:26:44PM +0000, Donncha O Caoimh mentioned:
> > There's a new tutorial on the site. Actually, it's more an introduction,
> > to mod_gzip, It's at http://www.linux.ie/articles/tutorials/mod_gzip.php> >
> > It'll be expanded on tomorrow as I glean some more info from the
> > mod_gzip mail archive.
>> Oooh...netscape supports this already ? Anywhere I could test it ? (Does
> squid have to support it too ?)
Netscape and MSIE support it since 1999 or so. Konqueror works too.
Squid doesn't matter, except that it can't do any checking on the
"freshness" of a file since it's compressed. There's an interesting
thread on the mod_gzip list about that very subject..
As I said in the article, MSIE tends to be fairly hit-or-miss. Some of
them obviously don't send the "Content encoding" header :|
Check out http://www.tradesignals.com/ to test it :) Look for the
"quoteboard" link on the right bar. It's a 100k file and compresses to
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